Summer world : a season of bounty / Bernd Heinrich.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette||591.43 HEI (Text)||31951003591572||2nd Floor - Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780060742188
- ISBN: 0060742186
- Physical Description: 253 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, 10 pages : $b illustrations (some color) ; $c 21 cm
- Edition: 1st Ecco pbk. ed.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, 2010.
- Copyright: ©2009
|General Note:|| Includes 10-page section at the end titled "About the book."
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-241) and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| Naturalist Heinrich brings us the same bottomless reserve of wonder and reverence for the teeming animal life of backwoods New England that he brought us in Winter World. Now he focuses on the animal kingdom in the extremes of the warmer months, with all its feeding, nesting, fighting, and mating. Whether presenting disquisitions on ant wars, the predatory characteristics of wasps, the mating rituals of woodpeckers, or describing an encounter with a road full of wood frogs, Heinrich never stops observing the beautifully complex interactions of animals and plants with nature, giving extraordinary depth to the relationships between habitat and the warming of the earth. --From publisher description.
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